Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Benefits of Tomatoes

Lycopene act as Antioxidants, neutralizing free radicals that can damage cells in the body.

Prevents/Heals Certain Types of Cancer.
Cancers such as prostate cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and cancers of the stomach, mouth, pharynx, and esophagus have all been proven to be staved off by high levels of Lycopene.

* Good for Coronary Heart Health
* Reduces high blood pressure (Hypertension)
* Prevents Diarrhea
* Soothes Eye Irritation
* Cleanses and revitalizes the skin
* Heals Sunburn
* Heals Wounds and Sores
* Supports Liver Health
* Tomato is a nervine tonic. It is very useful in all sorts of nervous disorders.
* As it is a rich source of vitamin C, it is very valuable in scurvy.
* Tomatoes are usually effective in heartburn, flatulence or indigestion.
* Half-ripe tomatoes are usually given in dyspepsia.

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